Wayne State Men’s Rugby Road To Houston Begins Saturday

WAYNE – Along with home Friday afternoon soccer and Saturday afternoon football, the Wayne State College men’s rugby team will be competing in the opening round of their postseason.

From the Wayne Rugby Park, located at 700 East 4th Street, the Wildcat men’s club rugby program will be in action at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 6.

WSC will play Macalester and with a win would advance to the round of 32 on Sunday, November 7 that will be played on at 12:30 p.m.

On the other side of the bracket will be UNO vs St. Scholastica.

The Winner of Sunday’s Round of 32 will advance to the National quarterfinal weekend during the Midwest Region from Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri between Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 21. Other hosts include the West Region (Cal Maritime in Vallejo, CA); Northeast Region (Mystic River RFC in Malden, MA) and South Region (The Citadel from Charleston, SC). Winners will advance to the 15-on-15 Collegiate Rugby Championship in Houston, Texas from December 10 – 12.

Both the Wayne State College women’s and men’s rugby teams were recently in action at Benedictine College this past weekend. The Wildcat women won 120-0 and the men won 59-5 on Saturday, October 30.

Another WSC men’s victory came over Nebraska, 39-15 (Oct. 28).